Tensor products and split-level architecture: Foundational issues in the classicism-connectionism debate
Philosophy of Science 63 (3):S239-S247 (1996)
|Abstract||This paper responds to criticisms levelled by Fodor, Pylyshyn, and McLaughlin against connectionism. Specifically, I will rebut the charge that connectionists cannot account for representational systematicity without implementing a classical architecture. This will be accomplished by drawing on Paul Smolensky's Tensor Product model of representation and on his insights about split-level architectures|
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